Religion and Humane Global Governance / Edition 1

Religion and Humane Global Governance / Edition 1

by Richard Falk
     
 

ISBN-10: 031223337X

ISBN-13: 9780312233372

Pub. Date: 05/01/2001

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Falk argues that the failure to achieve what he terms “humane global governance” is partially due to the exclusion of religious and spiritual dimensions of human experience from the study and practice of government. The book begins with a section on dominant world order trends and tendencies with respect to global governance. This is followed by

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Falk argues that the failure to achieve what he terms “humane global governance” is partially due to the exclusion of religious and spiritual dimensions of human experience from the study and practice of government. The book begins with a section on dominant world order trends and tendencies with respect to global governance. This is followed by consideration of the extent to which these recent world order trends that are shaping the historical situation at the end of the second millennium are also creating a new, unexpected opening for religious and spiritual energies, a development that has problematic as well as encouraging aspects. This religious resurgence is also discussed as part of the double-edged relevance of religion to global governance. The final section argues in support of the inclusion of emancipatory religious and spiritual perspectives in world order thinking and practice, along with an enumeration of potential contributions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312233372
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/01/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
• The Religious Foundations of Humane Global Governance
• Rethinking Secularism in an Era of Globalization
• The Place of Religion in Upholding the Rights of Future Generation
• The Monotheistic Religions and Globalization
• Politically Engaged Spirituality in an Emerging Global Civil Society
• Hans Küng’s Crusade: Framing a Global Ethic
• Gandhi’s Legacy for World Order
• Our Millennial Challenge

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